talu

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See also: Talu and tālu

Banjarese[edit]

Banjarese cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : talu

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *təlu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *təlu, from Proto-Austronesian *təlu.

Numeral[edit]

talu

  1. three

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *talo.

Noun[edit]

talu (genitive talu, partitive talu)

  1. farm, farmstead

Declension[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *talu, from Proto-Germanic *talō

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

talu f

  1. account, reckoning
  2. tale; narration

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: tale

Tokelauan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *talu. Cognates include Tongan talu and Samoan talu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtalu/
  • Hyphenation: ta‧lu

Preposition[edit]

talu

  1. because of
  2. since

References[edit]

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 368

Umbu-Ungu[edit]

Umbu-Ungu cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : talu

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Trans-New Guinea *tala.

Numeral[edit]

talu

  1. two

References[edit]

  • Nancy Bowers; Pundia Lepi (1975) , “Kaugel valley systems of reckoning”, in The Journal of the Polynesian Society[2], volume 84, issue 3, page 310

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Cornish tyli, from Proto-Brythonic [Term?].

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

talu (first-person singular present talaf)

  1. to pay
    Wyt ti wedi talu am y bwyd eto?
    Have you paid for the food yet?

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
talu dalu nhalu thalu
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “talaf”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Yakan[edit]

Noun[edit]

talu

  1. beeswax